Chestnut-breasted Mannikin

photo by Aviceda

Scientific classification

Order

Passeriformes

Family

Estrildidae

Subfamily

Lonchura

Species

castaneothorax

Appearance

* Small bird with brown upperparts and generally white underparts
* Blackish head with a grey crown and light-brown tail. Pretty thick bill
* Size: about 12 cm

Habitat

Grasslands close to water

Countries

Asia
Oceania

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